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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 22 April 2021

0410  Alaric sacks Rome on August - 14.  

0554  Ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy on this day in history.  

0582  On this day in history tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1183  On this day in history taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei).  

1248  On this day in history construction of Cologne Cathedral begun  

1281  Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.  

1385  Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on August - 14.  

1385  Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on August - 14.  

1395  Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden on August - 14.  

1433  On August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1457  Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on August - 14.  

1498  On this day in history columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela  

1551  Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher on this day in history.  

1559  Spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla on this day in history.  

1585  On this day in history queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1597  Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.  

1598  On August - 14 irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English  

1624  On August - 14 dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru  

1626  Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher on August - 14.  

1636  On August - 14 spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens  

1642  On August - 14 able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia  

1642  On August - 14 cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

1652  On August - 14 abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

1675  On August - 14 johann Georg Christian Storl, composer  

1678  Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange on this day in history.  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.  

1688  Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on August - 14.  

1714  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on this day in history.  

1727  Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752) on August - 14.  

1727  William Croft, composer, dies at 48 on August - 14.  

1737  On this day in history charles Hutton, mathematician  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  On this day in history birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  On August - 14 birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on August - 14.  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1625  On this day in history birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 14 death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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